Opportunities for Growers to Learn and Connect

Steve Smith, executive vice president of the Gulf Citrus Growers Association (GCGA), is excited about growers attending the Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo in August. “There is always a lot of good information presented at the Expo. There are topics discussed on other issues specific to the area, and the growers look forward to it,” Smith says. “There are a lot of contacts made by speaking with different vendors at the Expo. It is always a good time and good to get everyone together to share ideas.”

The Gulf Citrus Growers Association hosts an annual dinner that will take place during the Expo on Wednesday night, Aug. 17, at the Florida Gulf Coast University Alico Arena, following the networking reception. Smith says that the celebratory banquet attracts a good crowd, and the GCGA is currently working on the line-up of speakers.

Register for the banquet by going to gulfcitrus.org or calling 239-690-0281.

The 2022 Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo will take place Aug. 17–18 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. Preregistration is now open! All preregistered growers will be eligible for a chance to win a John Deere gun safe, courtesy of Everglades Equipment Group. To preregister, click here or call 352-671-1909.

Due to a staggering amount of support, AgNet Media is nearly sold out of exhibitor space. If you would like to exhibit at the event, please fill out a registration form. Complete details about the seminar sessions will be available soon. Be sure to mark your calendar for Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo’s biggest year yet! To learn more, including host hotel information, visit CitrusExpo.net.